means that's less tax revenue being lost to the government. >> fascinating. >> david, how is the industry doing overall? i mean, are they recovering from the bad economy? and is this, like, generating huge profits? or are they doing this because they're struggling? >> they're struggling. these are tough times for the airline industry. fuel costs are a huge factor here. about 30% of your typical ticket is going to be reflected in fuel costs. and so as we see oil prices going up, as the global economy recovers, and they will, inevitably we've seen ticket prices going up as well. nevertheless, we see the losses continuing to mount. americanairlines, which we were just talking about, still struggling its way after a year of its parent company being in bankruptcy protection. now us airways is kicking the tires for a potential acquisition of american, which will simply mean less competition in the marketplace and, well, you know what that means for prices. >> david, you know, i hate these fees. you hate these fees. most consumers hate them.